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The Census includes all residents of the United States, regardless of their citizenship status. In some areas of the country, those without American citizenship account for a substantial proportion of the population, while in many areas, particularly in the Midwest, the make up only a small percentage of residents. Likewise, in some areas the majority of the population has come from other states within the U.S. while in others, particularly in the South, the population is more stable over time.

Nativity and Citizenship Status, 1990-2000
1990 2000
Number Percent Number Percent
Total Population 27,268 100.00% 29,554 100.00%
Total Native Population 26,867 98.53% 29,388 99.44%
Born in US 26,700 97.92% 29,217 98.86%
Born in Same State 20,594 75.52% 22,084 74.72%
Born in Different State 6,106 22.39% 7,133 24.14%
Born Outside US 167 0.61% 171 0.58%
Total Foreign Born Population 401 1.47% 166 0.56%
Naturalized 159 0.58% 64 0.22%
Non-Naturalized 242 0.89% 102 0.35%

Source: Census 2000 analyzed by the Social Science Data Analysis Network (SSDAN).

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